Matt wrote the following letter to be posted in the church newsletter. It really captures the thanks we feel and I know not everyone we need to thank reads our church newsletter... so, here it is:
To our friends and family,
As we are writing this letter, we have had our triplet girls at home for three weeks. When we stop and think about it, we are filled with emotion: Emotions of excitement and pure joy. Most would think that fear would be one, but we are not really fearful of what is to come… because God has time and time again taken care of us. He has shown us his perfect love, and like it says in 1 John, “Perfect love drives out fear.” We have no doubt that God will continue to help us through this.
We have also felt the perfect love of God through our families. They have done so much to help us. We have tried to say “Thank you” as much as we can, but it just doesn’t seem to be enough to equal our gratitude.
And last, but certainly not least, we have felt the love of God through our friends. You have all worked tirelessly to get everything ready for the babies, and showered us with much needed supplies. Every single act of kindness was noticed, and we are grateful. You’ve made the transition from expecting one baby to three so much easier.
James, the brother of Jesus, wrote “Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by what I do!” We have seen your faith, and you are truly living it out.
In the unifying love of Christ,
Matt, Kami, Isabelle, Abigail, and Allison Martin